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Llano de las Ovejas

Llano de las Ovejas is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.946m (6,384ft) above the sea level, located in Montes de Leon, a mountain range in north-western Spain, in the province of León. 

Collado de la Fuente del Chivo

Collado de la Fuente del Chivo (also called Pico Tres Mares) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.992m (6,535ft) above the sea level, located in the Picos de Europa, a range of mountains 20 km inland from the northern coast of Spain, located in the Autonomous Communities of Asturias, Cantabria and Castile and León, forming part of the Cantabrian Mountains. The climb includes asphalted and gravel sections.

Puerto de Peñanegra

Puerto de Peñanegra (or Puerto de Peña Negra) is a high mountain pass, at an elevation of 1.909m (6,263ft) above the sea level, located in the Spanish province of Avila. The surface of the road is asphalted.

Puerto de Santa Inés

Puerto de Santa Inés is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.753m (5,751ft) above the sea level, located in the midst of the Iberian System mountains, province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain.

Puerto de Navafría

Puerto de Navafría is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.773m (5,816ft) above the sea level, located in the Sierra de Guadarrama, on the border of Castile and Leon and Madrid, in central Spain.

Coll de Pal

Coll de Pal is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.070m (6,791ft) above the sea level, located in the comarca of Berguedà, in Catalonia, Spain, within the Serra de Moixeró mountain range. It's one of the highest roads of Spain.

Túnel de Bielsa

The Bielsa tunnel is an international high mountain tunnel at an elevation of 1.820m (5,971ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, on the border of Spain and France. The tunnel is 3.07km long and was built in 1976.

Alto de Lubián

Alto de Lubián is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.626m (5,334ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Zamora, Castile and León, Spain.

Puerto de Bujaruelo

 

Port de Boucharo is a high mountain pass, in the Pyrénées, between the border of France and Spain, at an elevation of 2.270m (7,447ft) above the sea level. The road to reach the summit is closed to vehicles and starts in Col des Tentes

Monestir de Montserrat

The Monestir de Montserrat is a Benedictine abbey at an elevation of 1.236m (4,055ft) above the sea level, located on the mountain of Montserrat, in Monistrol de Montserrat, in Catalonia, Spain.

Desfiladero de los Beyos

Desfiladero de los Beyos is an amazing gorge located between the provinces of Leon in Castile and León and Asturias, Spain.

Saut deth Pish

Saut deth Pish is a spectacular waterfall in the valley of Barradòs, in the Val d'Aran, a valley in the Pyrenees mountains in the northwestern part of the province of Lleida, in Catalonia, northern Spain. The fall is located at an elevation of 1.553m above the sea level.

Fonte da Cova

Puerto Fonte da Cova is a terrific and infamous high mountain pass, at an elevation of 1.850m (6,069ft) above the sea level, located in Montes de León, a mountain range in north-western Spain, in the province of León. 

Pantà de Cavallers

Pantà de Cavallers is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 1.784m (5,853ft) above the sea level, located in the la Vall de Boí, in Lleida, Spain.

Estany Llong

Extremely narrow mountain road winding uphill to Estany Llong, a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.000m above the sea level, located in the province of Lleida, in the autonomous community of Catalonia, northern Spain. 

Boi-Taüll

Boi-Taüll is a ski station at an elevation of 2.031m (6,663ft) above the sea level, located in the heart of the Pyrenees, in the province of Lleida and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain.

Collado de El Gavilán

Collado de El Gavilán is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.517m (4,977ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Teruel, Aragon, Spain.

Coll de la Creueta

Coll de la Creueta is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.880m (6,167ft) above the sea level, located on the Pyrenees, a mountain range in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain.

Carretera GC-210

Located on the island of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, Spain, the GC-210 is a steep and hair-raising journey. It’s said to be the loneliest road on the island. The road has been featured in Fast & Furious 6 and was the location of several scenes in the movie.

Pista del Triador

Pista del Triador is a mule track climbing up to Coll del Triador, a mountain pass at an elevation of 2.108m (6,916ft) above the sea level, located in the municipalitiy of  la Torre de Cabdella, in the province of Lleida in the autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. 

A-7000

A-7000 is an asphalted road with a length of 27.5 km located in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, Spain. It includes 2 pigtails, turns which loop over their own road, allowing the road to climb rapidly.

Estación de Esquí de Valdelinares

Aramón Valdelinares ski station is a ski resort at an elevation of 1.960m (6,430ft) above the sea level, located in the Sierra de Gúdar range of the Sistema Ibérico, in the province of Teruel, Aragon, Spain.

Carretera HI-500

Short coastal road in El Hierro, the smallest and farthest south and west of the Canary Islands, Spain, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. HI-500 has a total length of 7.2 mi. This is a very active volcanic area and it’s subject to sudden closure.

Pujada al Castell d’Olèrdola

Pujada al Castell d’Olèrdola is a short mountain road located in the comarca of the Alt Penedès in Catalonia, Spain climbing up to the Olerdola Castle. The road to the castle is pretty steep, with sections up to 10%.

Navapelegrín

Navapelegrín is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.710m above the sea level, located in the Province of Segovia, in the Castilla-La Mancha Autonomous region of central Spain.

Miradoiro do Ézaro

Mirador de Ézaro is a mountain pass at an elevation of 268m above the sea level, located in northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. It’s one of the steepest roads that a Spanish bike race has ever tackled where you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock.

N634

N634 is one of the world's best coastal drives. It’s an exhilarating drive with stunning coastal scenery located in the Basque Country, northern Spain. The road was rewarded as one of the world's best roads of 2015. 

Puerto El Peñón

Puerto El Peñón is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.840m (6,036ft) above the sea level, located in the north-eastern part of the province of Zamora in Spain.

Peña Cabarga

Peña Cabarga is a mountain pass at an elevation of 565m above the sea level located in the Cantabria region on Spain’s north coast. It’s said to be one of the Spain's toughest cycling climbs.




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